Definition: This entry gives the total number of airports or airfields recognizable from the air. The runway(s) may be paved (concrete or asphalt surfaces) or unpaved (grass, earth, sand, or gravel surfaces) but may include closed or abandoned installations. Airports or airfields that are no longer recognizable (overgrown, no facilities, etc.) are not included. Note that not all airports have accommodations for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Airports map
T.F. Green Ranked 3rd Best Airport in Country
Go Local Prov - 11/26/2015 7:28:09 AM
proximity to world-class colleges and universities, and our convenient, easy-to-access airport. It is great to see T.F. Green airport recognized nationally as one of the top three airports in the country and the top rated airport in New England.
Pope arrives in Kenya in pilgrimage to 3 African countries
Times of India - 11/25/2015 3:43:15 PM
NAIROBI: Brushing aside concerns for his security, Pope Francis arrived in Kenya on Wednesday for his first-ever visit to Africa, including to a country torn by sectarian violence. Francis was received upon arrival at Nairobi's airport by President Uhuru ...
Airport art that's super trippy
CNN - 11/25/2015 5:09:09 PM
The public toilets in the passageway to Terminal 2 are housed in Gallery Toto (Toto is the brand responsible for most of the country's bathroom ... set up at Frankfurt Airport and will soon be available at Munich Airport as well. World-renowned sculptor ...
Here's the First Airport to Run on 100% Solar Power
Gizmodo - 11/25/2015 12:15:40 PM
Cochin International in southern India is the world’s first airport to be run solely ... field of over 46,000 solar panels to run what’s apparently the country’s seventh busiest airport. It produces enough energy to power 10,000 homes for one year.
Stuck waiting: Ground delays at U.S. airports on the rise
Idaho Statesman - 11/26/2015 2:56:08 AM
And waited. Still within sight of the gate, their jet sat motionless due to airport congestion. It wasn’t until 30 minutes after passengers buckled in that they were finally in the sky. It’s a scene playing out across the country. According to an ...
Indonesia increases airport security after threat
The Express Tribune - 11/25/2015 12:51:27 PM
Barata also said that a Jakarta airport had received a threat in recent days ... but no explosives were found on the flights. Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country, suffered several major bomb attacks conducted by terrorists ...
Pope Francis arrives in Africa for trip marked by high security
USA Today - 11/25/2015 10:56:56 AM
Pope Francis is greeted on his arrival at the airport in ... profile visit by a world leader to Kenya this year after President Obama came here in July. Obama urged the government to tackle "the cancer of corruption" in the country, a message locals ...
Qatar and Saudi Arabia hit by floods, shutting schools and blocking roads
The Guardian - 11/26/2015 1:08:46 AM
However, the airport said flights operated normally throughout the day. The World Bank calculates that Qatar receives ... were revealed by the rainy weather currently experienced by the country, to investigate and then to public prosecution, the prime ...
Francis starts trip to 3 African countries, hoping to foster reconciliation
US News and World Report - 11/25/2015 7:29:20 AM
The Alitalia jetliner with the pope and his entourage aboard departed at about 8 a.m. (0700 GMT) Wednesday from Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport, bound for the first stop in Kenya. Francis is also scheduled to visit Uganda and Central African Republic ...
Moody staff, incomprehensible signs and a hub that's like a 'Third World country': Are these the most hated airports in the world?
Daily Mail - 4/22/2015 4:04:23 PM
When it comes to modern-day travel, the long waits at airports and cramped flights are considered a necessary evil. But some airports, it seems, are very much worse than others. While Islamabad Benazir Bhutto International Airport, in Pakistan, is often ...
Thanksgiving Travel Ebbs And Flows At Airport
CBS Philly - 11/25/2015 8:40:55 AM
The airport is a launching pad for people seeing family through out the country. It doesn’t help that the world is under a heightened state of alert following the Paris terror attacks, but if any fliers are nervous about it, it’s not stopping them from ...
Miss World Contestant Critical of China’s Religious Policy Is Denied Entry to the Country
The Blaze - 11/26/2015 3:20:36 PM
HONG KONG (AP) — Canada’s outspoken Miss World contestant said she was barred Thursday from ... Lin was approached by several fellow travelers in the Hong Kong airport arrival hall who wanted to take her photo. Lin, who moved to Canada from China ...
Miss World Canada stopped in HK from reaching China pageant 'over rights comments'
Yahoo News - 11/26/2015 12:14:29 PM
But she said she attempted to enter the country anyway based on a rule ... View gallery Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin poses for photo at the departure hall of Hong Kong Airport in Hong K … Lin, 25, said this month that her father had been harassed ...
10 Foreign Airports That Make NYC's LaGuardia Feel Like A 'Third World Country'
The Business Insider - 2/7/2014 11:16:08 AM
In a speech on American infrastructure Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden said that compared to airports like Hong Kong International, New York's LaGuardia feels like a "third world country." In January, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called LaGuardia and ...
Vietnam mulls slot machines at airports
bangkokpost.com - 11/26/2015 3:27:45 PM
Some airports around the world already have gaming machines for passengers to ... The state-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam, which administers all airports in the country, will be responsible for the project once it gets the stamp of approval.